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Forum: Microsoft Office 30 Mar 2016
Replies: 0
Views: 360
Posted By soho1
How can I automatically start programs at meeting times?

Can I automatically open browser to view a particular site at the scheduled time of a meeting? Perhaps even run a program?

I'm posting here because it seems a general office productivity issue,...
Forum: Graphic Cards 13 Mar 2016
Replies: 5
Views: 611
Posted By soho1
Agreed Did you ever resolve this? I am...

Agreed


Did you ever resolve this? I am looking to setup a three monitor system and want to avoid such problems.
Forum: Software 31 Jan 2016
Replies: 2
Views: 309
Posted By soho1
Well, if were just one login, it's a nuisance,...

Well, if were just one login, it's a nuisance, but when it's on every browser profile of each notebook and VM I run each day, we are talking perhaps an order of magnitude bigger problem than you...
Forum: Virtualization 31 Jan 2016
Replies: 2
Views: 3,450
Posted By soho1
Cannot assign physical hard drive to VM

I created a Win 7 VM using Hyper V (not an expert) and it seems to work just fine except that I cannot get it to see the host physical drive. The VHDX is fine, the CD is fine, but the in the VM...
Forum: Software 30 Jan 2016
Replies: 2
Views: 309
Posted By soho1
How can I get Bing to stay logged in?

OK, Bing is not part of Windows per se, but it must use some Windows mechanism to remember the user is logged in. The trouble is every day I return to my computer and have to login to Bing again,...
Forum: Microsoft Office 28 Jan 2016
Replies: 1
Views: 371
Posted By soho1
Guess I will just close this "it's not a bug it's...

Guess I will just close this "it's not a bug it's a feature" :(
Forum: Microsoft Office 27 Jan 2016
Replies: 1
Views: 371
Posted By soho1
Word 2010 - Select to End of Line - Outline Mode

I am running Windows 7 and Windows 10 on side by side notebooks. I have used Win 7 and Word a long time. but I just learned something about Word when I noticed a strange behavior - select to end of...
Forum: General Discussion 20 Jan 2016
Replies: 2
Views: 446
Posted By soho1
Subst C: for a network drive?

I am migrating off a computer and just do not have a window of opportunity to move all applications and data in a nice tidy quick move. I have applications still being setup on the target PC and...
Forum: Network & Sharing 20 Jan 2016
Replies: 10
Views: 717
Posted By soho1
I'm not all that network savvy, but if I were...

I'm not all that network savvy, but if I were setting this up, I would test by using one of the computers tethered to my mobile phone and the other on your regular ISP network. Check your PC and...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 20 Nov 2015
Replies: 10
Views: 1,350
Posted By soho1
On hold now. My work around is a new computer. ...

On hold now. My work around is a new computer. Could have reinstalled windows I suppose.
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 20 Nov 2015
Replies: 10
Views: 1,350
Posted By soho1
So, after various other poking around, I think...

So, after various other poking around, I think there should be something called initpki.dll in the windows\system32 directory, but it does not exist on my hard drive!

Where can I get this?
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 20 Nov 2015
Replies: 10
Views: 1,350
Posted By soho1
DISM.exe /online /cleanup-image /scanhealth ...

DISM.exe /online /cleanup-image /scanhealth

reports version 6.1.7600.16385
image version: 6.1.7601.18489
.....
The operation completed successfully.
(log attached)
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 20 Nov 2015
Replies: 10
Views: 1,350
Posted By soho1
Ran the Option 3 exactly as specified in...

Ran the Option 3 exactly as specified in http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/91738-windows-update-reset.html which I had previously tried when I started this thread- See "UPDATE: Followed the steps...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 20 Nov 2015
Replies: 10
Views: 1,350
Posted By soho1
Performed the Manual reset in the above KB...

Performed the Manual reset in the above KB article and got
entry point errors reported on several modules.
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 20 Nov 2015
Replies: 10
Views: 1,350
Posted By soho1
Have returned to mucking with this problem. ...

Have returned to mucking with this problem.

Ran FIXIT for WIndows Update to automatically reset the Update components. It reported two things:
1) RC_DATAstore problem with ErrorCode 0x80246008...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 12 Nov 2015
Replies: 10
Views: 1,350
Posted By soho1
I tried a restore to a recent point, but that did...

I tried a restore to a recent point, but that did not work. In frustration, I have since set this problem aside and my Windows installation is now aging without updates. I may have resort to a...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 02 Nov 2015
Replies: 10
Views: 1,350
Posted By soho1
Updates fail - BITS won't start. "error code -2147024894"

All the dependencies for BITS are running, but BITS won't start.

SFC says everything is OK.

CHKDSK is OK.

Now what?


UPDATE: After rebooting, found the following 3 errors in SYSTEM log:
Forum: Chillout Room 16 Oct 2015
Replies: 2,188
Views: 49,621
Posted By soho1
Shrimp glockenspiel

Shrimp glockenspiel
Forum: Chillout Room 16 Oct 2015
Replies: 4
Views: 419
Posted By soho1
Hi, Joan! Where is everyone?

Does anyone have visitor statistics? I see two members online right now and one of them is not me.

Did y'all change versions of Windows or something?
Forum: General Discussion 16 Oct 2015
Replies: 200
Views: 20,608
Posted By soho1
That is BRILLIANT! Pre-installed OEM software...

That is BRILLIANT! Pre-installed OEM software has caused more than one problem unsolved except by throwing away the license and starting with a fresh DVD, which of course, they don't provide so I...
Forum: General Discussion 16 Oct 2015
Replies: 200
Views: 20,608
Posted By soho1
Tried to upgrade a couple machines from various...

Tried to upgrade a couple machines from various versions of Windows to 10, but was not immediately successful. So I'm sticking with 7 pro for most of my network until the kinks are worked out....
Forum: Microsoft Office 16 Oct 2015
Replies: 7
Views: 3,475
Posted By soho1
How to fix Customize Ribbon and Quick Access Toolbar?

Outlook 2010 32-bit running on Win 7 Pro 64-bit - something is broken.

I cannot customize the ribbon and same for quick access toolbar.

All COM add-ons are turned off. Tried in /safe mode too.
Forum: Microsoft Office 16 Oct 2015
Replies: 1
Views: 443
Posted By soho1
Not solved, but I found a work around for now. I...

Not solved, but I found a work around for now. I found a VB macro to read through the inbox and add emails to the contact list. Still, the annoying thing is missing the feature. Not sure if this is...
Forum: Microsoft Office 16 Oct 2015
Replies: 1
Views: 443
Posted By soho1
Missing add contact dialog in Outlook 2010

I created a new profile for a gmail account that I am using with Outlook 2010. I noticed that I do not see the usual Add To Contacts dialog when I mouse over the sender's email address in the open...
Forum: Network & Sharing 15 Sep 2015
Replies: 8
Views: 598
Posted By soho1
Tried WhatsUpGold but didn't make it through the...

Tried WhatsUpGold but didn't make it through the install.

I may look again later at this.
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